NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare

A career in childminding makes it easy to support your children from home without sacrificing a thing. If you’re looking for employment as a home based childminder, au pair or nanny, you can do that too! Our Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare teaches you all the steps to childminding success. You’ll learn how to safeguard children, promote their development, and start a home business.

Ideal for new and experienced childminders alike. Our Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare course is approved by Ofsted, Pacey and CACHE. These are three of the leading organisations for education and childcare in the UK. Specifically designed to prepare you to work in any home based setting as a registered childminder.

You’ll develop the skills to meet the growing demand of a fast-growing population in the UK. As a result, the Cache level 3 childcare qualification you gain will be highly sought after and desirable by employers. Oh, and did you know the advantages of home based childminding are pretty amazing, too:


The Advantages of Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare

  • You can work from the comforts of your own home
  • Work-life balance is completely your choice
  • Flexible hours and work to suit your family life
  • You’ll create new memories every day
  • Watch your kids grow through the stages
  • You’ll have fun, make a difference and get paid
  • If employed, benefits may include pension schemes and living expenses.


It Prepares You For Further Learning

The Level 3 Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare is an ideal course for people seeking or considering qualifications in other areas of childcare. This might include studying an Early Year Educator diploma, which grants you fully-qualified sector status, as well as a license and the right to practice.


On our Level 3 Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare, you’ll learn:

  • Current legislation in relation to home based childcare
  • How to support and safeguard children
  • To promote equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Factors that influence children’s development
  • Business plans and managing a home based childcare settings

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